Chocolate cake topped with strawberries and white chocolate buttons
Cakes, Recipes

Super chocolately (and super simple) chocolate cake

https://www.instagram.com/p/wjzuZWkwnU/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link I'm back from my super long hiatus i.e. I've just finished my Master's degree! Who would have thought it would take up so much of my time? But never mind that now; I have all the time I could wish for to bake bake bake. Stay tuned for plenty more bakes over the coming… Continue reading Super chocolately (and super simple) chocolate cake

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Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes by CakeDiem
Cakes, Recipes

Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes

Regular readers of my blog will know I purposely buy two extra bananas a week that I allow to go brown so I have an excuse to bake with them- my go-to recipe being banana bread. But this week I've went for something a bit different, mainly due to the fact I haven't been too… Continue reading Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes

Perfect Pancakes by Cake Diem
Cakes, Easter, Holidays and Celebrations, Recipes

Perfect Pancakes

Happy Pancake Day everyone! Growing up, Easter was never really a big thing in my house- I've only every received two Easter eggs in my life (cue violin music). But now I have the pleasure of cooking for myself I can make Easter related things to my heart's content. First thing to tackle: Shrove Tuesday.… Continue reading Perfect Pancakes

Strawberry and Banana Bread by Cake Diem
Cakes, Recipes

Strawberry and Banana Bread

https://www.instagram.com/p/BUw2kjWlh61/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Banana bread is my favourite. I make it all the time. In fact, when I go food shopping I always buy two extra bananas, which I know I won't be able to eat in time, so I can bake with them! I feel bananas are so versatile when it comes with baking and fruit… Continue reading Strawberry and Banana Bread

Football Shirt Cake by Cake Diem
Cakes, Decorations and theme, Party Time, Perfect Presents

Gemma and her Football Shirt Cake

You may not know this but I'm not the only baker in my household. My fantastic house mate Gemma makes the best butter cream icing in the world! And because its her favourite type of icing, there is always a constant supply of cupcakes. It's great living with bakers. Anyway for her boyfriend's birthday she… Continue reading Gemma and her Football Shirt Cake

Red velvet Cake by Cake Diem
Cakes, Recipes, Valentine's

Red Velvet Cake

Hi everyone! I've returned from the pseudo-reality that is the exam season and I'm raring and willing to bake again for you lovely people. In fact, within two hours of finishing my last exam, a couple of my course friends and I baked this beautiful red velvet cake.Do excuse my rushed photography but this wasn't… Continue reading Red Velvet Cake

Molten Lava Chocolate Cake by Cake Diem
Cakes, Holidays and Celebrations, Recipes, Valentine's

Molten Lava Chocolate Cake

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! While I may not be into the heart-shaped candies and stuffed teddy bears, I do fully support an excuse for everyone to be nice to each other and for there to be a little bit more love in the world. Plus, it's a good excuse to eat more chocolate, starting with… Continue reading Molten Lava Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Raspberry Buttercream by whitneyinchicago, on Flickr
Cakes, Recipes

Simple Cupcake Recipe

A cupcake (also known as fairy cake, patty cake) is a small cake designed to serve on person, commonly baked in paper cases or "cups." They were an American invention (as many delicious recipes are!) The first mention of the cupcake can be traced as far back as 1796, when a recipe notation of "a cake… Continue reading Simple Cupcake Recipe

Banana and Nutella Bread by Cake Diem
Cakes, Lesser known Holidays, Recipes

Banana Nutella Marble Cake

  Do you know what my favourite cake is? Banana cake. Do you know what my favourite thing with bananas is? Nutella. Do you know what is exactly one week away? World Nutella Day! Okay, no more questions. This blog is about baking, not about pop quizzes! As I was saying, World Nutella Day is one… Continue reading Banana Nutella Marble Cake